Van Wey Family History

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Van Wey Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from Wijhe in Overijssel, between Zwolle and Deventer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Van Kley, Van Wert, Van Hoy, Van Wyk, Van Dam, Van Dee, Van Hee

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Van Wey Family Origin

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Van Wey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • . . . Smith

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%

In 1880, farmer, . . . Smith and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Wey. A less common occupation for the Van Wey family was Carpenter. The most common Van Wey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Van Wey's were Farmers.

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Van Wey Historical Records

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Van Wey Life Expectancy

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